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Great hike!

We loved hiking this trail down from Mt. LeConte! It had beautiful views. It had neat rocky... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Columbus, Mississippi
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Long trail to Mt.LeConte Lodge

We have hiked up to the LeConte lodge for 34 years and used all the trails. Bullhead is long, 8... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Alice S
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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Hiking trail that leads to Mt. LeConte Lodge, but is a less "touristy" route.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average38%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
20 Sep 2016
“Great hike! ”
13 Aug 2015
“Long trail to Mt.LeConte Lodge”
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We loved hiking this trail down from Mt. LeConte! It had beautiful views. It had neat rocky outcrops and took about 4 hours with stops!

Thank LHK70
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We have hiked up to the LeConte lodge for 34 years and used all the trails. Bullhead is long, 8 miles from parking lot to the top, but it's a good trail. It's very grassy toward the top but in early spring it should not...More

1  Thank Alice S
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Quiet trail, kind of narrow at the higher elevations, nice views & few hikers. My daughter & I preferred this trail to Rainbow Falls when hiking down from Mt LeConte.

1  Thank kfries01
Reviewed 8 April 2014

The fella and I are fairly avid hikers (we've done Charlie's Bunion, Alum Cave, etc.), and we're both in pretty good shape. After our first two trails were closed, we decided to do Bullhead since it was close and the day was getting away from...More

4  Thank Vandelay37
Reviewed 10 May 2013

When I read "most popular trail" I am immediately less interested. When I looked up Bullhead it didn't sound all that popular which is exactly what I wanted. We hiked to Mount Leconte up Rainbow Falls trail and down Bullhead. We saw many people on...More

1  Thank Tarsisius37
Reviewed 15 April 2013

I go up the Rainbow Falls trail to the summit and come down the Bullhead Trail, completing the 13 mile loop. The last time I did this trail in October, it was disappointing. Apparently there are few that ever travel this trail because it had...More

5  Thank Mick P
Reviewed 18 October 2012

First, there is no bad hike in The Smokies, but compared to others I have to say this trail is average. I did this hike and saw some gorgeous Fall colors though (see pictures). I went up Rainbow Falls and then down Bull Head which...More

3  Thank Canes1969
Reviewed 15 May 2009

I hiked this trail with my 12 yr. old son in May '09 on our way to Mt. LeConte. Monotonous 6 miles of uphill struggle under the sun. No spectacular views, no water source (except some water dripping from rocks), but did almost step on...More

13  Thank AlabamaHjk
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